Our Pets May Harbor Much More Than Coronavirus
Our Pets May Harbor Much More Than Coronavirus
While concern over SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats has captured attention, scientists have also been investigating whether pets can transmit multidrug-resistant bacteria to us.
Our Pets May Harbor Much More Than Coronavirus
Our Pets May Harbor Much More Than Coronavirus

While concern over SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats has captured attention, scientists have also been investigating whether pets can transmit multidrug-resistant bacteria to us.

While concern over SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats has captured attention, scientists have also been investigating whether pets can transmit multidrug-resistant bacteria to us.

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Cats, Ferrets Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2: Study
Cats, Ferrets Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2: Study
Shawna Williams | Apr 2, 2020
Researchers report that dogs, pigs, chickens, and ducks did not easily become infected.
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
Nicoletta Lanese | Sep 6, 2019
Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene.
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
Cats Perk Up at the Sound of Their Own Names
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 5, 2019
The familiar word elicits a twitch of the ears or swish of the tail, suggesting felines can distinguish their names from other words.
Number of Pets in Infancy Tied to Lower Allergy Risk
Number of Pets in Infancy Tied to Lower Allergy Risk
Shawna Williams | Dec 19, 2018
A study finds the effect is dose-dependent, with each additional pet further lowering the odds of developing allergies.
CDC Identifies Seoul Virus Outbreak Among Pet Rat Owners
CDC Identifies Seoul Virus Outbreak Among Pet Rat Owners
Diana Kwon | Feb 5, 2018
These are the first known cases of individuals catching the virus from their pets in Canada or the U.S.
Scientists Are Building the First Full-Body PET Scanner
Scientists Are Building the First Full-Body PET Scanner
Diana Kwon | Mar 20, 2017
The new technology could allow for new and improved applications in both medicine and research.  
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Jenny Rood | Sep 30, 2016
Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market.
Gene Expression Imaged in the Living Human Brain
Gene Expression Imaged in the Living Human Brain
Tracy Vence | Aug 10, 2016
For the first time, researchers visualize histone deacetylase in the brains of healthy volunteers.
Jacob Hooker: Weaver of Brain Science
Jacob Hooker: Weaver of Brain Science
Bob Grant | Sep 30, 2015
Director of Radiochemistry, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School. Age: 35